• The prequel film, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, focuses on the origin story of one of the most ruthless villains in the Hunger Games saga, Coriolanus Snow.
  • Director Francis Lawrence faced the challenge of making audiences empathize with a character who will become the antagonist of the series.
  • The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes explores not only Snow's past but also provides insight into the lives of Capitol citizens and the evolution of the Hunger Games.